STEP - SNAP Training & Employment Program

STEP is an Employment and Training program for individuals receiving SNAP benefits.  Work one-on-one with an Employment & Housing Specialist to develop a plan tailored to your interests, skills, and abilities that can lead to a career path where you will thrive.

See our menu of services below:

  • Job Search Assistance
  • Housing Counseling and Stabilization
  • Short-Term Vocational Training Programs
  • Job Search Supports – gas, bus pass, interview clothes, uniforms, phone / internet assistance, etc.
  • Adults 18+ and Youth ages 16 - 24


To be eligible for the Lane County STEP program, individuals will:

  • Be receiving SNAP and not TANF;
  • Need assistance with their job search or training program;  AND
  • Be literally homeless or at imminent risk of losing housing.

Lane County STEP Flyer



Contact the STEP Team to learn more:

Gretchen Stupke, Employment Specialist

Office: 541.349.4150

Cell/Text: .458.239.2721

Email: Gretchen.stupke@lanecountyor.gov

Lindsay Weiss, Employment Specialist
Office: 541.465.2840
Cell/Text: 458.239.2874
Email: Lindsay.weiss@lanecountyor.gov


Our STEP Partners:

Lane Community College Logo               Food for Lane County Logo                         

 Goodwill Job Connections Logo              OR Employment Department Logo


Program Flyers:
Lane County STEP Program Flyer
STEP Partner Flyer - English
STEP Partner Flyer - Spanish